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Geologic Unit: Roxton

Usage:

[?] Roxton Limestone Bed of Gober Tongue of Austin Chalk (TX)
[?] Roxton Limestone Member of Gober Chalk of Austin Group (TX*)


Geologic age:

Late Cretaceous (Campanian)*


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

Not stated. Crops out near Roxton, Lamar Co., and Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TX, and at base of White Cliff section on Little River, AR (Hill, 1901).


AAPG geologic province:

Ouachita folded belt


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

Asterisk (*) indicates usage by the U.S. Geological Survey. Other usages by state geological surveys.

"No current usage" (†) implies that a name has been abandoned or has fallen into disuse. Former usage and, if known, replacement name given in parentheses ( ).

Slash (/) indicates name does not conform with nomenclatural guidelines (CSN, 1933; ACSN, 1961, 1970; NACSN, 1983, 2005). This may be explained within brackets ([ ]).